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Harris Corporation Receives $66 Million in Orders to Supply Tactical Radios to Countries in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa


October 12, 2015
By Business Wire News

ROCHESTER, N.Y.

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received $66 million in orders to provide wideband tactical radios and support services to nations in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Harris received the orders during the first quarter of the company’s fiscal 2016.

Harris will provide a wide range of Falcon® multiband handheld, manpack, vehicular and airborne radios, as well as related equipment, training and maintenance services. The radios will provide users with increased situational awareness and support high-bandwidth voice, video and data communications.

“Harris radio systems enable our customers to deploy robust, secure tactical communication networks,” said Chris Young, president, Harris Communication Systems. “This contract reflects the continued confidence in Harris technology to provide superior situational awareness on battlefields around the world.”

About Harris Corporation

Harris provides advanced, technology-based solutions that solve government and commercial customers’ mission-critical challenges. The company has approximately $8 billion in annualized revenue and more than 22,000 employees — including 9,000 engineers and scientists — supporting customers in more than 125 countries. Learn more at harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management’s current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Harris Corporation
Tim White, 260-451-7145
Harris Communication Systems
tim.white@harris.com
or
Jim Burke, 321-727-9131
Corporate Headquarters
jim.burke@harris.com